Date of enactment: July 1, 2015
2015 Senate Bill 71   Date of publication*: July 2, 2015
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
An Act to repeal 6.26 (2) (d); and to amend 6.55 (6) of the statutes; relating to: allowing municipal clerks to register voters on election day.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
39,1d Section 1d. 6.26 (2) (d) of the statutes is repealed.
39,1g Section 1g. 6.55 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
6.55 (6) The governing body or board of election commissioners of any municipality may provide by resolution that any Any of the registration duties of inspectors under sub. (2) shall may be carried out in the municipality by the municipal clerk or by special registration deputies appointed by the municipal clerk or board of election commissioners at any polling place or other registration location whenever the clerk or board of election commissioners determines that the registration process provided for in that subsection will be facilitated thereby. The municipal clerk, however, may not carry out the registration duties of the inspectors under sub. (2) if the municipal clerk is a candidate on the ballot for that election day. The deputies shall be specially appointed by the clerk or board of election commissioners for one election only to conduct elector registration only.